Department of Hepatobliary and Pancreatic surgery

Professor Dr. Tin Tin Mar

M.B:B.S, M.Med.Sc (Surgery) FRCS (Edin), Dr.Med.Sc (General Surgery) Dip.Med.Ed

Background History

The Department of Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery was founded on      1st January 2014.  The first patient was admitted on 18th June 2014 and the first successful operation had performed on 8th July 2014.
A new building was opened on 7th October 2017 within the compound of YSH in which 3 departments reside: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Uro Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. The building is equipped with well-equipped operation theatres and ICU.  The ground floor housed an out-patient clinic rooms, Radiology and Pathology.
HIFU Center was opened on: 19th June 2015. To date, more than 30 patients with malignant tumours of liver and pancreas were treated by using HIFU. In HIFU patients, 59% were males and 41% females. The HIFU procedure was completed in 33% of patients whereas only had partial treatment in 67%. Most of the patients who underwent HIFU procedure were HCC patients i.e. 93%
The first Liver Transplant, DDLT, was successfully performed 2004 at NYGH in 2004. So history of liver transplant was eleven years earlier before establishment of the Hepatobiliary Surgical Department. At the same hospital 5 years later in 2009, a 2nd Liver Transplant LDLT was performed. Both patients were doing well until post-transplant 12 years in 1st case and 7 years in 2nd case. These operations were led by Myanmar Surgeon Professor Norman Hla and surgical team. It is recorded in history for Professor Norman Hla as a Pioneer of Liver transplant in Myanmar. Former & first Professor and Head of HBP Department, Prof Than Lwin, tried to set up for Liver transplant program and developed the infrastructure with the support of Ministry of Health. At the same time, a team was built by sending trainees to oversea centre. After that, 3rd LDLT was operated in July 2015 but unfortunately the patient was lost. 4th LDLT, which was performed  in February 2016, had liver failure after 64 post op days.
During this time, three events occurred as follow: (1) As a scholarship program between RACS and UM(1)- 2 month training in Transplant center in New Zealand and Australia; (2) Korea Myanmar Transplant Collaboration; (3)   “Transplant in Myanmar Past, Present and Future” symposium was led by MAMS on 3rd July 2016

Department Heads

No Name Graduate From - To
1 Professor Dr. Tin Tin Mar M.B:B.S, M.Med.Sc (Surgery)
FRCS (Edin), Dr.Med.Sc (General Surgery)

Contact Ph. No and Email

No Name Rank Phone Number Email
1 Dr.Tin Tin Mar Professor and Head 095008588
2 Dr. Sai Aung Nyunt Oo Professor 09448539062
3 Dr. Nyi Nyi Swe Associate Professor 095022825
4 Dr. Saw Maldo Thein Associate Professor 095022806
5 Dr. Lin Tun Thein Associate Professor 095028984
6 Dr. Min Htin Associate Professor 095182320
7 Dr. Nay Win Than Senior Consultant 095502085
8 Dr. Myo Zin Consultant 092006285
9 Dr. Ei Ei Khine Consultant 095419213
10 Dr. Tin Myo Thet Consultant 095059667
11 Dr. Ngu Tinzar Kyaw Kyaw Consultant 09448000928
12 Dr. Lwin Lwin Naing Assistant Lecturer 095213602
13 Dr. Pyae Pa Pa Kyaw Specialist AS 095185563
14 Dr. Sai Saing Wan Kham Specialist AS 095214049
15 Dr. Nay Win Nyunt Specialist AS 0943108981
16 Dr. Win Htut Specialist AS 09250112834
17 Dr. Hnin Aye Yin Specialist AS 095122438
18 Dr. Chan Min Thwin Specialist AS 09428138833
19 Dr. Chaw Phyu Phyu Than Specialist AS 095043236